Monthly Archives: August 2011

Kinda like a dream…

So, here we go again –  been tooo long since my last blog. Been out and about, oh yeah! RIGHT- I must get this done, been a few weeks since typing the above sentence. A while back… Going from being deaf … Continue reading

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A new information source is now live, an online newspaper that is a daily collection of information from Twitter, Facebook, and blogs about cochlear implants. You can subscribe if you wish. Cochlear Implant News  

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Listening with half an eye

You might think that I haven’t done much living up to my name recently, though every step forward is a little bit of sound language learnt and filed away. Nevertheless, it strikes me that much of what I’m writing about … Continue reading

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Should Cochlear Americas issue a recall?

Cochlear Americas have identified cochlear implants with a faulty Monopolar 2 (MP2) ground electrode presenting an open circuit, in less than 0.3% of devices registered (as of June 2011). READ ON

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Does a cochlear implant ‘fix’ a deaf person?

Charlie wrote a very good article on the issue of giving a cochlear implant to a deaf person to ‘fix’ their hearing loss. Reading through the comments left by the public, I am shocked at some of the bigoted views, … Continue reading

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